Key Features

  • Best of Both Worlds: Urban and Rural

    Leing less than 30 minutes from downtown Raleigh, you get to experience a small town community with only a short drive to the city. Small towns are known for their tight-knit communities that allow everyone within them to feel included and welcome. You’ll love living in Zebulon’s friendly and welcoming community.
  • Group of kids running through a park.

    Plenty of Community Events

    Along with a friendly community, the town also hosts multiple events to allow everyone to be active and engaged. The Zebulon Community Park features disc golf, which is recognized as one of the top courses in the state! Also, Market on the Lawn is an event in May that hosts local artists and vendors who showcase everything from jewelry, artwork, and music.


  • Population in 2017: 5,268
  • Median Home Value: $175,000
  • Median Household Income: $51,108
  • Males (2010): 52.1%
  • Females (2010): 47.9%
  • Median Resident Age: 35.3 years
  • North Carolina Median Age: 45.5 years
  • Zebulon Zip Codes: 27597

Jaclyn's Top Picks

McLean's Ole Time Cafe

Family owned and operated since 1956, McLean's Ole Time Cafe is a family owned and operated restaurant located in
?Zebulon. Treating their customers like family, McClean's is known for their generous portions. Offering something for everyone, young and old alike, they are open daily for breakfast, lunch and supper. Be sure to check out their old fashioned breakfast buffet served on Saturdays and Sundays.

Whitley Furniture Galleries

Located right downtown at 101 West Vance Street in Zebulon, the Whitley galleries have been a famous furniture store since its establishment in 1909. As a family owned store for generations, they pride themselves on maintaining the tradition of providing sturdy, long lasting furniture at fair prices. This one-of-a-kind store keeps customers coming back all over the United States.

Five County Stadium

Located at 1501 N.C. Hwy. 39 in Zebulon, the Five County Stadium is home to the Carolina Mudcats. The Mudcats are a minor league baseball team, playing the Southern League and are affiliated with the Atlanta Braves. Enjoy a game and great food at this stadium.

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